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US drives strong first half revenue growth at XLMedia

Shares in XLMedia climbed more than 10 per cent in London Wednesday morning after the online gaming affiliate announced that it expects to grow first half revenue to US$44.5m.

XLMedia said in a trading update that revenue for the first six months of the year is expected to grow 38 per [...]

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Australia blocks a further 90 illegal online gambling websites

Efforts to combat illegal online gambling in Australia have led to the blocking of 90 websites in the three months to June 30.

The majority of the blocked websites offered illegal online casino-style games to players in Australia, with others promoting unlicensed gambling as affiliates.

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) [...]

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Gambling.com Group names Peter McGough vice president of investor relations

New York-listed online gaming affiliate Gambling.com Group has brought in Peter McGough to serve as vice president of investor relations. 

McGough will be responsible for implementing the overall investor relations program as well as communicating the vision of the group’s business to shareholders and the financial community.

He joins the group [...]

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Gambling.com Group appoints Michael Quartieri to board of directors

New York-listed online gaming affiliate Gambling.com Group has appointed former Scientific Games CFO Michael Quartieri to its board of directors. 

Quartieri has served as chief financial officer of Dave & Buster’s since January 2022 with responsibility for the company’s finance, accounting and supply chain organisations. 

He previously served as executive vice president [...]

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India aims to rein in online gambling advertising

The Government of India has launched a crackdown on online gambling advertising across print and digital media.

The crackdown is in response to the proliferation of advertising for online betting and gaming targeting Indian citizens, in breach of legislation which prohibits gambling across most of the country.

The Indian government had previously [...]

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Gambling.com posts record first quarter

New York-listed digital marketing specialist Gambling.com Group has posted record results for the first quarter of 2022 as revenue increased by 70 per cent to $19.6m.

The year-on-year growth was driven by a strong performance in the North America region as revenue soared 544 per cent to $10.6m, equivalent to more [...]

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XLMedia appoints David King as new CEO

London-listed online gaming affiliate XLMedia has named David King as its new chief executive officer.

King will join XLMedia on 1 July and replaces Stuart Simms, who announced his intention to step down in April and will leave the company following a period supporting an orderly handover.

King has held a number [...]

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Catena Media

Catena Media initiates strategic review

Stockholm-listed betting and gaming affiliate Catena Media has initiated a strategic review of certain parts of its business, including its flagship casino brand AskGamblers.

Catena Media said that its board continuously evaluates strategic initiatives, including potential transactions, structural changes and other strategic initiatives with a view to achieving the best outcomes [...]

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Catena Media

North America fuels Catena Media first quarter revenue growth

Stockholm-listed iGaming affiliate Catena Media has reported an 11 per cent increase in revenue to a record €45.2m for the first quarter of 2022, with North America contributing nearly two-thirds of the total.

While organic growth fell by 9 per cent year-on-year, or by 6 per cent when excluding Germany, the [...]

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Better Collective

Better Collective benefits from US growth in Q1

iGaming affiliate Better Collective has reported a 74 per cent increase in first quarter revenue to €67.4m following strong growth in the United States, with organic revenue growth of 44 per cent versus Q1 2021.

The US business increased revenue five-fold over the first quarter of 2021 and now accounts for [...]

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Better Collective expands eSports focus with Futbin acquisition

Stockholm-listed betting and gaming affiliate Better Collective has strengthened its presence in the eSports sector through the acquisition of Futbin.

Better Collective has acquired Denmark-based Futbin and related domains, constituting esports media brands within esoccer (FIFA), for a total price of up to €105m.

The acquisition further diversifies Better Collective’s income streams, [...]

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XLMedia begins search for new chief executive

London-listed online gaming affiliate XLMedia is searching for a new chief executive to replace Stuart Simms.

Simms will step down as XLMedia CEO in the coming months to pursue other interests after almost three years at the helm of the digital performance publisher, with the board of directors launching a formal [...]

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